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January 29, 2013 -

Irish Davis Cup Team Announced

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Garry Cahill, Captain of the BNP Paribas Irish Davis Cup Team, has today named his players to face Estonia in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group II first round tie.

James McGee will lead the team, and will be joined by Sam Barry, James Cluskey & Colin O’Brien for the tie at the David Lloyd Riverview facility in Clonskeagh on the 1st – 3rd February 2013.

Garry Cahill commented:“Estonia are tough first round opponents for us but we have a strong and fit team and we are really looking forward to the tie. Hard work and a good team spirit will  be key to a successful start to our 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas campaign. We have just completed a 12 day intensive training camp in La Manga, Spain and  confidence in the Irish camp is very high. On top of that, home advantage counts for a lot in Davis Cup.”

Speaking about his first Davis Cup tie on home soil, Sam Barry said: “It is always an honour for me to be selected on the Irish Davis Cup team and whilst I am excited about playing at home for the first time, our focus remains on winning the match against some tough opponents .”

BNP Paribas Group in Ireland will celebrate 40 years in Ireland in 2013 and is proud to continue its support for Irish Tennis. In addition to worldwide sponsorship, BNP Paribas sponsor the Irish Davis and Fed Cup teams, the National Tennis Academy and the Schools Tennis Initiative.

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